Stories for May 29, 2010
A Camp Pendleton Marine killed in Afghanistan was the 1,000th U.S. military fatality in the conflict. Cpl. Jacob C. Leicht, 24, of College Station, Texas, died May 27 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, according to the Defense Department.
Five separate fires along state Route 67 merged into a 30-acre brush fire today that threatened homes today north of Lakeside and prompted the closure of the highway.
San Diego law enforcement authorities say a man was Tasered at the San Ysidro Pedestrian crossing, headed south into Mexico, on Friday evening. They say the man was taken away in an ambulance.